Yet indeed I also count all things loss (A)for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them as rubbish, that I may gain Christ and be found in Him, not having (B)my own righteousness, which is from the law, but (C)that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith;

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Pressing Toward the Goal

12 Not that I have already (A)attained,[a] or am already (B)perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me. 13 Brethren, I do not count myself to have [b]apprehended; but one thing I do, (C)forgetting those things which are behind and (D)reaching forward to those things which are ahead, 14 (E)I press toward the goal for the prize of (F)the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

15 Therefore let us, as many as are (G)mature, (H)have this mind; and if in anything you think otherwise, (I)God will reveal even this to you. 16 Nevertheless, to the degree that we have already [c]attained, (J)let us walk (K)by the same [d]rule, let us be of the same mind.

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Footnotes

  1. Philippians 3:12 obtained it
  2. Philippians 3:13 laid hold of it
  3. Philippians 3:16 arrived
  4. Philippians 3:16 NU omits rule and the rest of v. 16.

knowing this, that (A)our old man was crucified with Him, that (B)the body of sin might be [a]done away with, that we should no longer be slaves of sin. For (C)he who has died has been [b]freed from sin. Now (D)if we died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with Him,

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 6:6 rendered inoperative
  2. Romans 6:7 cleared